"As a reference, this is approximately the size of Switzerland's entire economy," IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva explained.
"The uncertainty provoked by the continuing trade tensions has been long-lasting, reducing activity worldwide and jeopardising our economic future."
A recent American economy study found that immigrants and the children of immigrants founded 45 percent of U.S. Fortune 500 companies, amassing $6.1 trillion in annual revenue last year.
Personal economy drives votes, not national statistics. And most Americans think their personal economy is lousy.
System change can sound scary, but as the current system drives social injustice and environmental destruction, a new approach to address both is called for.
CNBC survey shows President Donald Trump's approval rating on the economy is still in positive territory but has fallen since summer 2018.
The new research came at a time when Chinese leaders were already battling a slowing economy. This week, Beijing officially lowered its growth target.
The Russian black market is the same size as its total federal spending budget for 2019.
"The second-quarter number would be humongous if the government reopened. It would be like 4 or 5 percent," Kevin Hassett, chairman of Trump's Council of Economic Advisers, told CNN.
The predictions see drastic change within the global ranking of largest economies over the next decade.
Several economic analysts and the U.S. Federal Reserve say the country is on the verge of a slowdown, with growth having "peaked" despite bold predictions from the Trump administration.
Only the U.S., China, Japan and Germany boast a bigger economy that the Golden State.
The 2.3 percent growth rate did exceed economists' expectations, however.
The impressive economy, which had so far boosted President Donald Trump, may not last.
The economy continues to grow at a stable rate, but misses President Trump's 4 percent growth prediction by 1.4 points. For perspective, one percentage point of gross domestic product growth could generate 1 million new jobs.
North Korea's per capita incomes rose 5 percent despite sanctions over its nuclear weapons development program.
The finance minister called India "an engine of global growth" and said the impact on growth from the demonetization policy would wear off soon.
The defense committee recommends raising spending in the face of new political challenges.
We need to look beyond simple financial measures of performance to measure real economic vibrancy.
Trump's remedy is similar to what Larry Summers has prescribed to avoid "secular stagnation."
Sterling has already lost 10 percent of its value overnight. And a further 10 percent drop is likely.
A huge drop in exports may pile pressure on leader Kim Jong Un.
Even with all its oil wealth, Saudi Arabia's GDP in 2015 was below the GDP of U.S. states such as Pennsylvania and Illinois.